Select Committee Training is a comprehensive, half - day seminar designed to help delegates understand the vital role Select Committees play in scrutinising the work of government departments. Delegates will hear the best way to engage with Select Committees through expert parliamentary figures, such as Committee Clerks, Chairs and Members. The course is delivered on the Parliamentary Estate.
The course aims to provide delegates with full knowledge on the role that Select Committees play in holding Government to account in both houses, with a particular focus on:
- The composition of Committees.
- How to engage with and provide evidence to Select Committees, in order to assist Committees in reaching conclusions and recommendations to Government.
- A guide to presenting evidence and how to fulfill committee expectations.
- A detailed overview of the scrutiny of European regulations, directives and documents.
Who should attend
This course is important for anyone who may come into working contact with Parliament or who works in an environment which is directly related to Parliament and possesses an interest in developing their knowledge on Select Committees and the scrutiny of European Legislation.
It is well suited to company personnel, civil servants and academics interested in achieving a strategic overview of how to effectively engage with committees.